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The media industry embraces Instagram
May 30, 2013

The media industry embraces Instagram

Late last week, the Dallas Morning News caught a grayish morning city skyline using Instagram. The photo was accompanied by […]

Focus on the media: satirical based sites and their contribution to misinformed reporting
May 29, 2013

Focus on the media: satirical based sites and their contribution to misinformed reporting

There’s been a lot of discussion about journalists getting facts wrong lately because of the need to break news first. […]

Philadelphia Tribune education/government reporter is tweeting
May 23, 2013

Philadelphia Tribune education/government reporter is tweeting

Damon C. Williams is an education and government policy reporter for the Philadelphia Tribune. He most often tweets links to […]

Focus on the media: accuracy over speed
May 21, 2013

Focus on the media: accuracy over speed

CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley recently accepted the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award from Connecticut’s Quinnipiac […]

Shape Magazine’s diet columnist is tweeting
May 16, 2013

Shape Magazine’s diet columnist is tweeting

Beth Blair is a diet columnist at Shape Magazine and often tweets links to the magazine featuring articles she has […]

Focus on the Media: How much latitude should the government have over news gathering?
May 14, 2013

Focus on the Media: How much latitude should the government have over news gathering?

The Associated Press has filed a letter of protest with the U.S. Attorney’s General’s office after learning the Justice Department […]

Political reporter from The New Republic is tweeting
May 09, 2013

Political reporter from The New Republic is tweeting

Nate Cohn is a staff writer and blogger covering elections, politics and demographics for The New Republic. He tweets mostly […]

Focus on the Media: The significance of Forbes as a hotspot
May 07, 2013

Focus on the Media: The significance of Forbes as a hotspot

In one of the latest unions between print and digital, Forbes and Microsoft teamed up to give the magazine Wi-Fi […]

Focus on the Media: Should journalists share their opinions on issues?
May 03, 2013

Focus on the Media: Should journalists share their opinions on issues?

Several well-known broadcaster have been criticized recently for expressing personal opinions in a very public way. Should journalists and commentators […]

Co-host of Phoenix’s ‘AZ Sports with Roc and Manuch’ is tweeting
May 02, 2013

Co-host of Phoenix’s ‘AZ Sports with Roc and Manuch’ is tweeting

Dan Manucci is an on-air personality at KDUS in Phoenix, where he serves as the cohost on “AZ Sports with […]

Focus on the Media: How much can social media be trusted?
Apr 30, 2013

Focus on the Media: How much can social media be trusted?

Twitter and other social media platforms have become go-to sources for many people during breaking news events. However, in recent […]

Virginian-Pilot courts reporter is tweeting
Apr 26, 2013

Virginian-Pilot courts reporter is tweeting

Louis Hansen is a courts and crime reporter at the Virginian-Pilot, covering the Norfolk courts system. He mostly tweets links […]

Focus on the media: When people #$@&* on air
Apr 26, 2013

Focus on the media: When people #$@&* on air

Should swearing on the air yield punishment or praise? In this podcast, our panel discusses two recent cases of broadcast […]

Focus on the Media: Dr. Kermit Gosnell and perceived media bias
Apr 23, 2013

Focus on the Media: Dr. Kermit Gosnell and perceived media bias

Bias in the media is often a point of contention. Many journalistic organizations and its reporters do their best to […]

Focus on the Media: Social media coverage of the Boston marathon explosions
Apr 19, 2013

Focus on the Media: Social media coverage of the Boston marathon explosions

As the hunt for the remaining Boston marathon bomber continues, social media continues to play a significant role in coverage. […]

Wisconsin State Journal biz reporter is tweeting
Apr 18, 2013

Wisconsin State Journal biz reporter is tweeting

Judy Newman is a business reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, covering banks, credit unions, utilities, technology, biotechnology and the […]

RedBook’s fashion editor is tweeting
Apr 11, 2013

RedBook’s fashion editor is tweeting

Christina Desposito is a fashion editor for RedBook magazine, where she oversees coverage related to wardrobe accessories, trends and styles. […]

Wilmington Star-News features editor is tweeting
Apr 04, 2013

Wilmington Star-News features editor is tweeting

John Staton is a features editor for North Carolina’s Wilmington Star-News. He uses Twitter to engage with his audience, and […]

KTTV-TV reporter tweets
Mar 28, 2013

KTTV-TV reporter tweets

Bob DeCastro is a reporter covering local news for “Good Day L.A.” and the FOX 11 Morning News at Los […]

Four newspapers still focusing on print
Mar 27, 2013

Four newspapers still focusing on print

Although most newspapers have shut down bureaus across the country over the last several years, the Orange County Register is […]

Los Angeles Daily News education reporter is tweeting
Mar 21, 2013

Los Angeles Daily News education reporter is tweeting

Los Angeles Daily News education reporter Barbara Jones tweets news related to general education updates from other news sources, as […]

StyleBlazer assistant editor is tweeting
Mar 07, 2013

StyleBlazer assistant editor is tweeting

Danielle Kwateng is an assistant editor at the New York City-based StyleBlazer, where she oversees fashion and industry trends. She […]

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s courts reporter is tweeting
Mar 01, 2013

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s courts reporter is tweeting

Adam Brandolph is a reporter covering the Allegheny County courts for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He uses Twitter to supplement his […]

Kansas’ KCTV-TV news director is tweeting
Feb 22, 2013

Kansas’ KCTV-TV news director is tweeting

Blaise Labbe is the news director at KCTV in Fairway, Kan. He tweets local station news reports, as well as […]

2013 starts with layoffs
Feb 15, 2013

2013 starts with layoffs

Although the media industry has embraced the concept of experimentation and evolution, layoffs are still an inevitable part of the […]